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Charles James & Martha Elizabeth OULSNAM, Woodville, New Zealand

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Martha Oulsnam died at the age of 38 as a result of an accident while driving the horse-driven milk cart

She was the wife of Charles James Oulsnam
They are buried together in the Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville

from the HAWKES BAY HERALD
- 2nd February 1899

(columns 4, 5 & 6 make wonderful reading, an insight of the Woodville folk of the day)
- WOODVILLE A. AND P. SHOW -
- on column 6 of above ... etc etc and:
Powdered butter, hand made, Mrs C. J. Oulsnam, highly commended
Powdered butter, separator or hand made, Mrs C. J. Oulsnam

From the HAWKES BAY HERALD
- 1st March 1900

WOODVILLE JOCKEY CLUB - SUMMER MEETING
(very long article - read at the above link)
.. Mr Harris ran the inside luncheon booth with great success, Mrs Oulsnam being in charge of the outside booth

From the STAR
- 25th July 1900

BRAVE WOMAN REWARDED
The courage and fortitude with which women bear heavy affliction in silence is wonderful and admirable. Read, for example, the ordeal undergone by a brave woman in Woodville, the wife of a sturdy and respected settler. The following particulars were obtained as a result of a reporter's visit to Mrs C. J. Oulsnam, at her residence, Pinfold Road, Woodville.
Mrs Oulsnam modstly stated:- "I came from Staffordshire thirteen years ago ... read rest at link


From the EVENING POST
- 12th December 1900

WOODVILLE This Day
Mrs Oulsnam, wife of an old settler, was killed in the street this morning. While driving a young horse in a milk-cart the horse bolted and the trap struck the kerb and capsized on top of Mrs Oulsnam, who was so badly injured that she only lived twenty minutes.
Deceased leaves a number of children

From the EVENING POST
- 22nd February 1912

- PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE
On the motion of Mr J. W. Macdonald, the Supreme Court has granted to the Public Trustee probate of the wills of the undermentioned persons.
Administraion was obtained by the Public Trustee from the court in respect of the estates of the following:-
... etc etc Martha Elizabeth Oulsnam, late of Woodville, married woman

Surnames: OULSNAM
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